display-dhammapada - fortune-like collection of Buddhist sayings

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package name display-dhammapada
Package version 1.0
Package release 0.1build1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 348 B
Download size 126.33 KB
Official Mirror archive.ubuntu.com
This program displays a random verse from the English or Polish translations of
the Dhammapada, a "versified Buddhist scripture traditionally ascribed to the
Buddha himself" (from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dhammapada).
As this program works similarly to fortune, one may use it in shell profiles
or .sig generators, among others.


Package Version Architecture Repository
display-dhammapada_1.0-0.1build1_i386.deb 1.0 i386 Ubuntu Universe
display-dhammapada - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4


Type URL
Binary Package display-dhammapada_1.0-0.1build1_amd64.deb
Source Package display-dhammapada

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install display-dhammapada deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install display-dhammapada




2018-04-03 - Balint Reczey <rbalint@ubuntu.com>
display-dhammapada (1.0-0.1build1) bionic; urgency=high
* No change rebuild to pick up -fPIE compiler default
2012-06-25 - Jakub Nadolny <jakub.nadolny@ite.pl>
display-dhammapada (1.0-0.1) unstable; urgency=low
* All below mentioned work done by bodhizazen@fedoraproject.org
* New upstream version.
* New upstream maintainer 
- bodhi.zazen <bodhizazen at fedoraproject.org> 
-Changed copyright from Public License  to GPL v3
* Patched display-dhammapada.c
-Fixed warnings
-Paul Tagliamonte <paultag@ubuntu.com>
-Path changed from /usr/local to /usr
* contrib/gtk-dhammapada.c removed, it no longer compiles
* short version renamed to dhamma
* graphical wrapper renamed to xdhamma
* xdhamma was re-written
-Uses notify-send rather the xmessage
-Added icon set for notify-send
-Able to select translation
-License GPL V3
*Makefile re-written
-Removed script to gpg sign packages
-Removed script to upload source code
-Set default prefix to /usr
-Documents moved to /usr/share/doc/display-dhammapada
-Translations moved to /usr/share/display-dhammapada
-configured make to run as a user rather then root
-set permissions (dir 755 files 644)
-check if CFLAGS were passed on the command line
-test and if needed create target (install) directories
-cleaned dist, clean, and uninstall targets
*Verse 50 of dhammapada-english-transl.txt
- "no the shortcomings" changed to
- "not the shortcomings"
*Verse 127 in dhammapada-alternate.txt corrected - it was duplicate to 128
*Information from examples/* added to man page
-examples/* removed
*Updated man pages
-(Closes: #677832)
-(Closes: LP: #1014195)
-fixed macros
-updated reference URL
*Updated README to include more information
*Organized the files into sub-directories
*Added icons for xdhamma (notify-send)
*copyright file updated
1999-03-15 - Ricardas Cepas <rch@WriteMe.Com>
display-dhammapada (0.19) unstable; urgency=low
* Fixed shell name in 'xdp'.
1999-03-12 - Ricardas Cepas <rch@WriteMe.Com>
display-dhammapada (0.18) unstable; urgency=low
* xsession example moved to xdp script.
* Minor changes in Makefile.
1998-09-20 - Ricardas Cepas <rch@WriteMe.Com>
display-dhammapada (0.17) unstable; urgency=low
* Minor changes in Makefile.
* xsession example.
1998-07-18 - Ricardas Cepas <rch@debian.org>
display-dhammapada (0.16) frozen unstable; urgency=low
* Fixed distclean target to prevent removing of .deb by dpkg. 
* Added -c option to install.

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